Igor Bošnjak biography Igor Bošnjak (b. 1981 in Sarajevo) lives and work in Trebinje (Bosnia & Herzegovina). He is mainly working within the fields of film, video, installation & photography. Curently works as a professor at Academy of Visual Arts in Trebinje on courses Intermedia arts and Video art. Also works as a video curator & theoretician. In 2005 he finished Academy of Visual Arts (BA) in Trebinje, Department of Painting. From 2006 he is a founder and the curator of the international namaTREba biennial. From 2007 to 2008 he finished (MA) Interdisciplinary studies, Theory of Art & Media Department at the University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia.
For detail biography, scroll down: solo exhibitions (selection) 2015 Accumulated history / Eastwards Prospectus Gallery / Bucharest / Romania   |   Text & interview by Cristina Munteanu Self-management / Cultural Centre Belgrade / Podroom Gallery / Belgrade / Serbia    |   Curated by Zorana Djaković Minniti 2014 It is not the litteral past that rules us, it is image of the past / Duplex 100m2 / Sarajevo / Bosnia & Herzegovina   |   Curated by Pierre Courtin 2013 Fear of flying / Zvono Gallery / Sarajevo / Bosnia & Herzegovina   |   Curated by Saša Bukvić I walk, therefore I stand! / City Museum / Herceg Novi / Montenegro   |   Curated by Vladana Spaić 2012 Micro static cinema / Contemporary Art Gallery DADO / Cetinje / Montenegro   |   Curated by Mirjana Dabović Pejović 2011 Messiah / Gallery dr. Vinko Perčić / Subotica / Serbia   |   Curated by Spartak Dulić Image/Time / Museum of Contemporary Art RS / Banja Luka / Bosnia & Herzegovina   |   Curated by Nemanja Mićević Aesthetics of politics / Art Centre UBSM / University Library / Belgrade / Serbia   |   Curated by Selman Trtovac 2010 Balkanication / Duplex Gallery / Sarajevo / Bosnia & Herzegovina   |   Curated by Pierre Courtin 2009 Pain Things / Gallery Josip B. Benković / Herceg Novi / Montenegro   |   Curated by Jasmina Žitnik 2008 Paintings of inner necessity / Gallery Academy of Fine Arts / Trebinje / Bosnia & Herzegovina   |   Curated by Aneta Stojnić 2007 Untitled / Gallery Most / Podgorica / Montenegro   |   Curated by Dobroslav Mrdak 2006 Associative landscapes / Museum of Herzegovina / Trebinje / Bosnia & Herzegovina   |   Curated by Marko Musović 2005 Metaphysics of shadow / Gallery Koncept / Mostar / B&H   |   Curated by MIF 2004 Drawing as a soliloque / Gallery Friends of Art Atanasije Popović / Trebinje / B&H   |   Curated by Tanja Bešić group exhibitions (selection) 2016 Artists Film International 2016 / Cultural Centre Belgrade / Belgrade / Serbia / July 2016   |   Curated by Zorana Djaković Minniti Artists Film International /  Whitechapel Gallery / London / UK / June 2016    |   Curated by AFI Partners Contemporary Art Scene Trebinje / Art Gallery Bosnia & Herzegovina / Sarajevo / March 2016   |   Curated by UGBiH Contemporary Thesaurus / Museum of Contemporary Art RS / Banja Luka / Bosnia & Herzegovina / February 2016    |    Curated by Predrag Terzić, Žana Vukićević, Sarita Vujković Strangness / Amazingness / 49th Winter Salon Herceg Novi / Gallery Josip B. Benkovic / Herceg Novi / Montenegro / February 2016    |    Curated by Ljiljana Karadžić Contemporary Art Scene Trebinje / Cultural Centre Belgrade / Belgrade / Serbia / February 2016   |   Curated by Zorana Djaković Minniti 2015 Mindsets / Gallery Studio of Young Artists Association / Budapest / Hungary / October 2015   |   Curated by Flóra Gadó Unmasking / Centar for Cultural Decontamination / Belgrade / Serbia / October 2015   |   Curated by Aleksandra Sekulić Desire for Freedom / The Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik / Dubrovnik / Croatia / October 2015   |   Curated by Ivana Udovičić & Maja Abdomerović Memory of Violence - Dreams of the Future / MMC Kibla / Maribor / Slovenia / April 2015   |   Curated by Sanja Kojić Mladenov The Future of Memory / Kunsthalle Wien / Wien / Austria / February / 2015   |   Curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen & Marie Egger 2014 Share - Too Much History, More Future / Charinthian Museum of Modern Art / Klagenfurt / Austria / December 2014   |   Curated by Annemarie Tuerk Voyage To Europe - The Missing Amount / Ex Checz Cultural Centre / Berlin / Germany / November 2014   |   Curated by Mia David & Zorana Djaković Minniti Memory of Violence - Dreams of the Future / MOCAV Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina / Novi Sad / Serbia / November 2014   |   Curated by Sanja Kojić Mladenov Disappearing Things / 55th October Salon Belgrade / Belgrade City Museum / Belgrade / Serbia / September 2014   |   Curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen & Vanessa Joan Müller Decoding: B&H Contemporary Art / Montenegrin Art Gallery Miodrag Dado Đurić / Cetinje / Montenegro / August 2014   |   Curated by Ana Ivanović, Branka Vujanović, Predrag Terzić, Igor Bošnjak Memory Lane / Agnes B. Foundation / Galerie du Jour / Paris / France / June 2014   |   Curated by Pierre Courtin Zoom Sarajevo / Kulturzentrum Gasteig / Munich / Germany / March 2014   |   Curated by Andrea Naica - Loebell Ex-eptions /  Museum of Contemporary Art RS / Banja Luka / March 2014   |   Curated by Sarita Vujković Share - Too Much History, More Future / National Gallery of B&H / Sarajevo / B&H / March 2014   |   Curated by Annemarie Tuerk New Cinema & Contemporary Art / Rencontres Internationales / Gaîté Lyrique & Palais de Tokyo / Paris / France / February 2014 2013 Duplex 100m2 Collection / Art Centre Bang / Quebec / Canada / November 2013   |   Curated by Pierre Courtin East + Europe - Eestern European Contemporary Art / Hong Kong Art Festival / Hong Kong Art Hall / Hong Kong / October 2013   |   Curated by Leung Mee Ping Exposures - Spa Port Biennial / National Art Gallery B&H / Sarajevo / BA / May 2013 / Selected by Dunja Blažević   |   Curated by Antonia Majača & Ivana Bago 2nd Project Biennial D-0 Ark Underground / Konjic / B&H / April 2013   |   Curated by Basak Senova and Branko Franceschi I Can Be Outrageously Patient / House of Legacy, Belgrade / Museum of Contemporary Art RS, Banja Luka / National Gallery B&H, Sarajevo   |   Curated by Predrag Terzić New Future / Musseo di Palazzo Poggi / Art Fair Bologna 2013 / Bologna / Italy / January 2013   |   Curated by Manuela Valentini 2012   Disorder Project / Fabbrica del Vapore / Milan / Italy   |   Curated by Marco Trulli & Claudio Zecchi Gesamt / Disaster 501 / Kunsthal Charlottenborg / Copenhagen / Denmark   |   Curated & edited by Jenle Hallund Revolution Now & Forever / Gallery SC & Gallery VN / Zagreb / Croatia   |   Curated by Natasha i Boris Kadin World Event Young Artist Biennial / Nothingam New Exchange Gallery / Nothingam / United Kingdom   |   Curated by BJCEM Inconclusive Analysis / MMOMA Moscow Museum of Modern Art / Moscow / Russia / July 2012   |   Curated by Kathrin Becker & Elena Selina Re: Referendum / New Media Gallery & Old City Hall / Split / Croatia   |   Curated by Natasha & Boris Kadin 2011 Absence / Rome Art Night / ex Galleria Romberg / Rome / Italy   |   Curated by Elena Abbiatici & Valentina G. Levy The End & Beyond / Contemporary Week / Center of Contemporary Art / Plovdiv / Bulgaria   |   Curated by Vera Mlechevska Artists from the 10m2 Collection / Duplex/10m2 Gallery / Sarajevo / B&H   |   Curated by Pierre Courtin Oslo Video Art Symposium / Atopia Film & VideoKunst Gallery / Oslo / Norway   |   Curated by Ferhad Calantry 45th Bora's Week / Exhibition of Contemporary Art / National Museum / Vranje / Serbia   |    Curated by Jelena Veljković 2010 Zvono Exhibition / Young Visual Artist Award / Museum of Contemporary Art RS / Banja Luka / B&H Exposures / Spa Port Biennial / Čajavec Building / Banja Luka / B&H   |   Curated by Antonia Majača & Ivana Bago Heroes Corner - The Best Of The East / Budapest Art Fair Mucsarnok / Budapest / Hungary   |   Curated by Pierre Courtin B&H Video Scene / Presentation / Kunst Museum / Bonn / Germany   |   Curated by Asja Hafner BH Video Art / Photon Gallery / Ljubljana / Slovenia   |   Curated by Igor Bošnjak Keine Angst! - No Fear! / Tapetenwerk Halle C / Leipzig / Germany Invent Tura / Interdisciplinary Art Project / Terzić Gallery / Banja Luka / B&H   |    Curated by Karin Rolle Festearte Videoart / Spazio Monitor Museum of Contemporary Art / Rome / Italy Video Loop / CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum / Naples / Italy 2009 Art Verona / A+A Galerie presents Contemporary art scene from B&H / Verona / Italy   |   Curated by Claudia Zini Sub Documents / Charlama Depo Gallery / Sarajevo / B&H   |   Curated by Jusuf Hadžifejzović Ars Kozara / Art in Nature Laboratory / Prijedor / B&H   |   Curated by Marta Angelini The Imaginary Pavillion of B&H / Galleria d’ Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti / Verona / Italy   |   Curated by Aurora Fonda B&H Contemporary Art In The Fight Against Dead Hares / Banski Dvor / Banja Luka / B&H   |   Curated by Igor Bošnjak 2008 First Spa Port Biennial / Tereza Building / Banja Luka / B&H   |   Curated by Ana Nikitović Video Exhibition / Konsthall Gallery / Orebro / Sweden   |   Curated by Igor Bošnjak 2007 2th International Biennial of Photography / Gallery of Art Pavillon ULUCG / Podgorica / Montenegro   |   Curated by Aleksandar Čilikov Real Presence / Gallery Remont / Belgrade / Serbia   |   Curated by Dobrila Denegri & Biljana Tomić Dislocation Of The Gaze / Museum of Contemporary Art RS / Banja Luka / B&H   |   Curated by  Protok Človek Spomenik / 4th Video Salon / City Gallery / Velenje / Slovenia 2006 Inport / Polymer Culture Factory / Warm Studio / Talin / Estonia Floating Sites / Gallery Magacin / Belgrade / Serbia   |   Curated by Dobrila Denegri & Biljana Tomić The Mediatized Body / Hotel Dada / Buenos Aires / Argentina   |   Curated by Silvio De Gracia Anymous / City Gallery of Pilsen / Pilsen / Chech Republic   |   Curated by Michal Crysl 2005 KEF - Short Electronic Forms / Cultural Center REX / Belgrade / Serbia  In Place of Fear / Student Cultural Center / VIP Art Gallery / Belgrade / Serbia screenings (selection) 2015 Share - Too Much History, More Future / Contemporary Art Gallery Dado / Cetinje / Montenegro   |   Curated by Annemarie Tuerk Videospritz Focus Serbia / Trieste Contemporanea / Trieste / Italy   |   Curated by Zorana Djaković Minniti & Mia David  2014 Share Too Much History Screening on Donumenta / Cinema Andreasstadel / Regensburg / Germany    |   Curated by Annemarie Tuerk En Garde, Avant-Garde: 20/21 / A Man Sings After the War / Center for Cultural Decontamination / Belgrade   |   Curated by Aleksandra Sekulić New Cinema & Contemporary Art / Rencontres Internationales / Haus der Kulturen der Welt / Berlin / Germany 2013 Dokument Art Festival / Video Art Review / Szczecin (Poland) & Neubrandenburg (Germany)   |   Curated by Antoni Karwowski Fonland / Space for Media Arts and Performance Center / Coimbra / Portugal   |   Curated by Silvio de Gracia Gesamt / Disaster 501 / Goteborg IFF / Sweden   |   Curated & edited by Jenle Hallund 2012 Insanitus / Multimedia & Art Festival / Ministry of Fluxus / Kaunas / Lithuania   |   Curated by Mindaugas Jakštas Video Evening / BH Video Art / Kolektiva Institute / Ljubljana / Slovenia   |   Curated by Kolektiva International Video Exchange / Small Projects Gallery / Tromso / Norway 2011 Video Salon 5 / Curatorial Rebound Project / Gallery Duplex/10m2 / Sarajevo / B&H   |   Curated by Pierre Courtin A Dilletante Discourse / Artyčok TV / Online Exhibition / Prague / Chech Republic 2010 Balkan Video Box / Nuit Blanche / Point Ephemere / Paris / France   |   Curated by Pierre Courten P'silo / Festival Images Contre Nature / Théâtre des Chartreux / Marseille / France Virion Project / H-Block Gallery / Brisbane / Australia 2009 Streaming Festival / Hague / Netherlands Dublin Electronic Arts Festival / Contemporary Music Centre / Dublin / Ireland   |   Curated by Vladan Petković Kratkofil Short Film Festival / National Theatre Republic of Srpska / Banja Luka / B&H Art Festival Miden / Amfeias Square Historic Centre / Kalamata / Greece Query In Situ & Online / Exhibition in public spaces & online / Munich / Germany Arte CienciaInnovacion / Espacio Center Canarias / Tenerife / Spain Video Play / Electronic and Sensitive / Visual Container Project / Milan / Italy   |   Curated by Silvio De Gracia 2008 Balkan House Cinema / Kriterion Foundation / Amsterdam / Netherlands 2007 International festival of video / Gallery Instituto de Humanidades / Santjago / Chile   |   Curated by  Silvio De Gracia 2006 Alternative Film Video Festival / Festival of Film and New Video / DKSG / Belgrade / Serbia  important awards & grants 2016   49th Herceg Novi Winter Salon Award, Herceg Novi, Montenegro 2011 Henkel Art Award / BH Finalist for Henkel Art Award / Zagreb / Croatia 2010 ZVONO Young Visual Artist Award Finalist / Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Art / Sarajevo / B&H 2007 First award for Experimantal Video / 4th Video Salon / Velenje / Slovenia 2006   Award for Scenography / 48th Theater Festival Trebinje / B&H 2006   Swiss Pro Helvetia Grant for Cultural Programme / Pro Helvetia / Sarajevo / B&H public collections Artist Pension Trust APT / Leipzig / GER & Dubai / UAE Luciano Benetton Collection / Bosnia and Herzegovina: Currents of water and art / Milan / Italy Collection of October Salon / Cultural Centre Belrgade / Belgrade / Serbia Gallery Vinko Perčić / Subotica / Serbia Museum of Contemporary Art / Banja Luka / B&H CeKa Charlama Depo / Sarajevo / B&H Duplex / 100m2 Gallery / Sarajevo / B&H artist in residence 2016 Artist in Residence Q21 AiR Vienna / Museum Quartier / Vienna / Austria workshops 2012 Narrative Photography Workshop / Goethe Institute & British Council / Sarajevo / B&H 2011 Narrative Video Workshop / SCCA/Pro.ba / Sarajevo / B&H 2009 XV Sarajevo Film Festival / SFF 3 Talent Campus / Sarajevo / B&H 2008 Video art Workshop / Paralel event of Spa Port exhibition / Laktasi / B&H 2007 Real Presence / International art workshop for young and emerging artists / Belgrade / Serbia artist talks & lectures 2016  Academy of Applied Arts / Department of Digitale Kunst / Vienna / Austria 2015  Eastwards Prospectus Gallery / Bucharest / Romania 2015  Cultural Centre Belgrade / Serbia 2014  Center for Cultural Decontamination / Belgrade / Serbia 2014  Montenegrian Art Gallery Dado Djurić / Fluid Forum / Cetinje / Montenegro 2014  Duplex100m2 Gallery / Sarajevo / B&H 2013  Museum of Contmporary Art RS / Banja Luka / B&H 2012 Small Projects Gallery / Tromso / Norway 2011 Alternative Cultural Centre / Niš / Serbia 2010 MOTA Transitory Museum Ljubljana / Museum of Contemporary Arts RS / Banja Luka / B&H 2009 Academic Film Centre / AFC / Belgrade / Serbia 2008 Konsthall Gallery Orebro / Sweden / Sweden
Espacio Center Canarias, Tenerife;  Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan;  Center of Contemporary Art, Plovdiv;  Budapest Art Fair Mucsarnok, Budapest;  Charinthian Museum of Modern Art Klagenfurt; Spazio Monitor, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome;  2nd Project Biennial D-0 ARK Underground, Konjic;  Tapetenwerk Halle C, Leipzig; Gallery Remont, Belgrade; National Art Gallery of B&H, SarajevoThe Cultural Centre of Belgrade; Musseo di Palazzo Poggi, Bologna; Eastwards Prospectus Gallery, Bucharest & etc. In 2010 Igor Bošnjak was a finalist of ZVONO Young Visual Artist Award, organised by Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Art; From 2009 to 2011 he was a finalist for B&H Henkel Art Award organised in Zegreb; 2007 was awarded with 1st prize for video art on 4th Salon Clovek Spomenik in Velenje, Slovenia.
His works have been shown at: Whitechapel Gallery, London; Kunsthalle Wien; New Cinema & Contemporary Art, Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique & Palais de Tokyo, Paris;  Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; Atopia Film & VideoKunst Gallery, Oslo; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow; Hong Kong Art Hall; CAM Casoria, Contemporary Art Museum, Naples; Kunst Museum, Bonn; Agnes B. Foundation, Galerie du Jour, Paris; MOCAV Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad; Galleria d’ Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti, Verona; Museum of Contemporary Art RS, Banja Luka; Point Ephemere, Paris; The Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik: Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin; MMC Kibla, Maribor;
Igor Bošnjak